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Taqueria Carnival

4340 Golden Center Dr, Ste C, Placerville, CA 95667-6254
+1 530-344-7246
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Overview
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good33%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“taco salad” (3 reviews)
“carnitas” (3 reviews)
“lunch break” (2 reviews)
Opens in 24 min
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CUISINES
Mexican
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LOCATION
4340 Golden Center Dr, Ste C, Placerville, CA 95667-6254
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1 - 10 of 35 reviews

Reviewed 13 January 2017

The food is good, however, not great, a little bland. Our group had 3 adults and one child. The bill was about $43 including drinks. Good prices. No beer available. Mexican food should have beer available. This restaurant is busy. I saw lots of families,...More

Thank Jerry D
Reviewed 7 January 2017

I love Lengua, and it's been tough to find in NorCal. Taqueria Carnival has delicious lengua, served swiftly, and reasonably priced. Great for take home or eat in and enjoy the atmosphere.

Thank mcfeisty
Reviewed 24 December 2016

Northern California isn't known for great Mexican food, but Taqueria Carnival challenges that notion. Authentic and delicious, this super clean establishment serves food to delight any Californian and Mexican. And they even serve horchata. Olé!

Thank Jay M
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Husband and I had the yummy taco salads. Very generous portions of carnitas! Saw other meals go past and they were equally generous portions.

Thank CyndySings
Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

I've been to Taqueria Carnival many times and it never disappoints. Great place to stop after a long day of motorcycle Adventure riding. There is an outdoor seating area where you can relax and drink a cocktail and enjoy a bite to eat. I had...More

Thank Jeremy H
Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

This is where we go for Mexican food now. It's not wonderful, meaning it's not fancy and it's basic. But the food is good. It's always hot. It's very reasonable priced. It's local. Locals eat here. Lots of local Hispanic people eat here. Good, basic...More

Thank Greg M
Reviewed 15 February 2016

El Carnival is part of the best Mexican food restaurants in Northern California. The Al Pastor anything is so flavorful and the Seafood Soup is amazing. We moved from Nor Cal about 10 years and this is this is the place I miss the most...More

Thank Dennis M
Reviewed 3 February 2016 via mobile

I love the tacos al pastor, I get it with a quesadilla. Burritos are good breakfast burritos are good. Free chips and salsa.

Thank N-fern-0
Reviewed 18 January 2016

We travel extensively in Central and South America. The meal we had here was by far the BEST Mexican dish we have ever had !!!!! Although there is the typical rice and beans ,YOU HAVE TO TRY the Molacajete. The best way to describe this...More

Thank bnjmartin01
Reviewed 14 January 2016

Arrived for late lunch on a weekday. What we liked: 1. Large menu--something for everyone. 2. Clean, well-lit interior. 3. Reasonable prices. 4. Food served on a hot platter, not foam or paper (even though you order and then go sit down and wait). 5....More

Thank Ginny000
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 22:00
Monday
09:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 22:00
Thursday
09:00 - 22:00
Friday
09:00 - 22:00
Saturday
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4340 Golden Center Dr, Ste C, Placerville, CA 95667-6254
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Placerville
  • Phone Number: +1 530-344-7246
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